How do i fix or replace the starter rewind spring
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You can not fix recoil spring all you can do is replace it.never said what the recoil is on so cann’t help till you tell what it is on……..
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Inside the starter there is a long spring that unwinds as you pull the cord. The spring then recoils its self and pulls the cord back into the starter and onto a pulley. A simple clutch or levers/pawls let the pulley catch the crankshaft in only one direction so the pulley is free when the engine starts.
Most quality OEM and replacement recoil springs should be capable of a minimum of 3,000 to 5,000 firing cycles before changing.
A spring that is placed at the rear of the bolt of a automatic or semi automatic gun, that is utilized to take in or contain the recoil. The recoil spring is needed to absorb the shock of when a bullet is fired and the firearm pulls back towards the user so as to lessen the reaction of impact the user receives.
This starter mechanism comprises a rope, with a grip at the end, moulded rope reels and a spring. The rope is coiled within a reel which is held under spring tension within an outer reel.
The impact load of the steel cylinder on the recoil spring is provided by the power spring. The steel cylinder compresses the power spring to store energy. After release, the potential energy of the spring is converted to the kinetic energy of the steel cylinder.
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The part no. of the spring is 501763101 it comes in a plastic keeper so is very easy to fit, check the web for sellers.
Starter rope won’t retract
You have to wind the spring as tight as you can before you put the rope on. Then allow the spring to unwind, pulling the rope onto the spool. Be very careful when you take it apart. Good luck…Lee
The rewind spring is broken on my TROY-BILT model 566 mulching mower. The spring is on the underside of the spool (resembles a pulley) that the starter pull cord winds onto. I wasn’t able to find this part in the diagram and parts list of my mower. Anyone know where I can find the spool and spring?
What make is the “engine”, find this out and get back to me.
While repairing broken starter rope rewind spring popped out. need instructions to rewind and reinstall. judy
Re winding starter springs is a real black art, and not for the faint hearted, always wear eye protection before attemping this, hook the end of the spring into the cover, now start winding the spring in one coil at a time, keep your thumb on the coils that you have already wound in to stop them popping out, keep winding it in and turning the cover as well to aid you.Eventually you will come to the last centre coil which should just drop in.
Starter cord will not recoil – Homelite Mighty Lite Lawn Trimmer
Sounds like either something is caught in the spool or the recoil spring is broken or the rewind spool is broken. You have to disassemble the unit to see. Do that and I think you will find the problem. When you do find it and need more help, please ask. Good luck…Lee
Poulan Wild Thing 18 Inch replace starter spring?
A new spring comes wound tight enough to be dropped into place in the starter housing (Easiest).I invert and secure the starter housing and rewind the spring large coil to small (need eye protection, both hands and no women around work area!). I’m right handed so I tension the spring enough to insert it inside the previous coil while holding what has already been installed with my left about 180° from my right hand. The tension will hold the spring in the housing once completely inserted. Then bend slightly the inner most part to engage the starter spool. It will require about 2 turns of pretension to retract properly.If you’re lucky you can pull the cord out enough for a pretension then slightly raise and add the withdrawn cord to the spool.Both methods require about 2 turns of pretension to rewind the cord when pulled.Lou
Rewind pully spring – Poulan Pro Chain Saw 46cc 20"
Recoil Spring Rewind
I invert and secure the housing and rewind the spring large coil to small (need eye protection, both hands and no women around work area!). I’m right handed so I tension the spring enough to insert it inside the previous coil while holding what has already been installed with my left about 180° from my right hand. The tension will hold the spring in the housing once completely inserted. Then bend slightly the inner most part to engage the starter spool. It will require about 2 turns of pretension for it to retract properly.If you’re lucky you can pull the cord out enough for a pretension then slightly raise and add the withdrawn cord to the spool. HTHLou
The rope broke when I tried to start the chainsaw. How do I replace it?
Your rewind spring is now sprung. Remove recoil assy ( the part your rope slides into). Remove all old rope remnants and rewind the spring. Install new rope, tie it off and slowly release spring rewinding the rope.